Restaurants are great places in which to get bursts of inspiration for your own kitchen. You may not necessarily replicate the inventive idea, but maybe it sparks another project that adds a similar functionality or aesthetic to your own kitchen space. When we saw the cheese grater chandelier featured on […]
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When you’re creating colors for kitchen surfaces, what better inspiration is there than food? DuPont’s new color collections in Zodiaq quartz surfaces and Corian solid surfaces are inspired by spices and ingredients, respectively. Think of a kitchen infused with the warmth of chicory, or a fresh burst of cilantro. Zodiaq […]
The new year is nearly upon us, and that means trend forecasts are being released on an almost daily basis. If you’re planning to update your kitchen in 2011, you may want to consider some of these current trends that will add style and functionality to your space. + Integrate […]
Designing your kitchen space can seem overwhelming at times, especially in the beginning stages. You can save A LOT of time, stress and angst if you hire a kitchen professional that works in this field of design. Once you make that time-saving decision, here are 5 questions you should make […]
Calling all kitchen fans! If you’re in New York from Sept. 15, 2010 to March 14, 2011, a stop at the Museum of Modern Art is a must. A new exhibit, “Counter Space: Design And The Modern Kitchen,” “explores the twentieth-century transformation of the kitchen and highlights MoMA’s recent acquisition […]
Although most of the activities and presentations throughout Delta Faucet’s 2010 Media Day revolved around products and installation, the event also included sporadic discussions of current and upcoming trends. Being a fashion- and decor-minded person, I enjoyed hearing about how Delta tracks fashion, interior decorating and other trends that influence […]
I have a kitchen conundrum. Storage space is minimal in my loft, especially in the kitchen area. One of the things I really need? A spice rack. I’ve been searching for wall-mounted varieties to add to my wedding registry, but I stumbled across this built-in solution via Dwell’s Twitter feed […]
Contemporary design is hot, no doubt about it. And many modern designs are slim, subtle and sustainable. But when I looked at this award-winning design from Kristin Laass and Norman Ebelt, I began to wonder. Does having a sustainable kitchen mean that I need to be minimalistic in terms of […]
Although kitchen renovations typically introduce a unique set of concerns, including appliance placement, countertop and storage space and overall functionality, DIY projects occurring in this area of the home should begin like all others: with careful and thorough planning. As you embark on your kitchen renovation adventure, start your planning […]
When designing a kitchen, it’s so important to think out of the box. Literally, your cabinetry arrives in a box. The cabinetry body is of boxes and doors but what can you do with that? Plenty! A kitchen designer can help you create unique looks by mixing and matching cabinetry […]
Our ongoing series from kitchen designer Cheryl Clendenon continues as she answers this common question. “I have already thought everything through and won’t have any decisions to make” If you are someone with design knowledge or your architect, if you have one, has already walked through every detail with you, […]
We’re kicking off a series from kitchen and bath designer Cheryl Clendenon who runs her own award-winning design shop called In Detail and also takes the time to blog. In this series Cheryl is going to share some answers to popular questions for folks considering hiring a designer. We touched […]
I feel differently about Joan Rivers since the New York Times ran this piece about her kitchen. I am finally at peace with her cat eyes and screeching on the red carpet after realizing that I kinda like her home – especially her kitchen. The home is an 84-acre estate […]
When designing a kitchen for seniors and the physically challenged, you need to consider more than just the faucets or countertop choice. Kitchen layout, counter and cabinet height, and appliances are just a few options that need to be thought out more carefully. We asked Susan Serra, who is a […]
Unfortunately there are millions of people who do not have the physical freedom to function in a standard home and kitchen. Special considerations need to be made when planning a kitchen design. Once again Susan Serra, CKD, from thekitchendesigner.org steps in to show us the way. For those with special […]
When designing a kitchen for seniors and the physically challenged, you need to consider more than just the tile or countertop choice. Kitchen layout, counter and cabinet height, and appliances are just a few options that need to be thought out more carefully. We asked Susan Serra, who is a […]
One of the best virtual interior design applications we’ve seen was recently launched by Autodesk Labs Project Showroom. Their virtual showroom has a photo-like quality to it and it renders changes in color and product quickly.
Susan Serra of The Kitchen Designer has listed her Top 10 Secret Kitchen Design Tips. Many of which are easily overlooked when designing your ideal kitchen. We also hear she’s introducing some new products to the US market, more on that later.